Our work with multicultural and diverse communities is very important to us. Multicultural communities, including refugees and new migrants, are a high risk group for both drownings and non-fatal incidents at the beach.
A vital key message for our adults is to remember that beach safety begins well before setting foot in the sand and it begins with the decision to go to the beach. It is the small positive decisions and actions that we take that will ultimately provide for our and our familys’ well-being.
Bring the beach to you! Have our Lifesavers attend your next event or festival. Our team can setup a Surf Life Saving stall at any venue and engage & talk with students about beach and ocean safety, the red & yellow flags, beach safety signs, marine creatures, rip currents and lot’s more.
Follow the behind the scenes in the development of surf life saving’s new VR Drone Simulation.
This video explores the different roles of people involved and follows the process of development from conceptual, through physical creation, practicalities and challenges involved with the creation of a new virtual reality experience of the coastline.
These videos have been filmed with the help of our amazing Surf Life Saving Lifesavers and members. These videos explore our lifesaver’s stories and experiences with Australian beaches and their involvement with Surf Life Saving clubs. They are all subtitled in English.
Learning development in early years is heavily based on sensorial experiences, exploring the world around us through sight, smell, touch, taste and feel. In these early years children are learing about themselves and the environment around them through trial and error and through tangible experiences.
The beach and the Surf Life Saving community provides a wonderful theme for primary aged children to learn not only about themselves, the environment and the community, but about safety, respect and inclusion and creates a solid base to discuss and explore challenging situations and helpful strategies to keep themselves and their community safe.
In secondary years we start to see children become young adults as they begin to take on more responsibility and start to think outside of their own environment. Surf Life Saving provides a prime base from which to build a young persons sense of self and empower them to make healthy, safe and positive choices.
The beach and Surf Life Saving community provides a perfect learning base for young males to develop their abilities and skills in choosing positive and safe activities, supporting their peers to be safe and learning to better judge situations and challenging environments.
Our work with multicultural and diverse communities is very important to us. Multicultural communities, including refugees and new migrants, are a high risk group for both drownings and non-fatal incidents at the beach. We know that there are many concerns and...